Category: Personal Injury

Massachusetts “Recreational Use” statute and Waiver of Liability Forms
By: Peter Thomas| Law Clerk Ever thought about learning to rock climb or, even, skydive? Chances are good that before you ever get a foot off the ground you’ll be [...]
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Trying to “catch’em all” is not a valid defense to trespass and the other risks…
By: Attorney Dina M. Swanson| Partner It’s all the rage right now. You see people walking around staring at their smart phones or posting on social media their latest capture [...]
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Massachusetts Comprehensive No-Fault Act in a Motor Vehicle Accident
By: Charles D. Mulcahy | Partner On January 1, 1970, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts passed the Comprehensive No-Fault Act dealing with motor vehicle accidents. This act included a subsection described [...]
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Has your child suffered injuries from lead paint?
Patricia Alexandre, Esq.| Law Clerk Families moving into an older home with children under the age of six should be extremely cautious of lead paint. Hundreds of young children are [...]
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MEDICAL MALPRACTICE OR UNFORTUNATE MEDICAL END RESULT?
By: Dina M. Swanson | Partner You or a loved one may have recently undergone surgery or visited a doctor and unfortunately, did not receive the results you expected. You [...]
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Injured at Work? Information employees need to know about Massachusetts Workers Compensation Laws
By: John J. O’Day Jr. | Partner Massachusetts has had Worker’s Compensation laws since 1912. The law was designed to distribute benefits on a “no fault” basis. Thus, it does [...]
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Slip and Fall: Accident or Owner Liability?
By: Charles Mulcahy, Esq. | Partner Many individuals are injured as a result of slip and falls. First, a determination needs to be made whether the slip and fall is [...]
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“The Importance of Optional Insurance Coverage for Motorcycle Operators”
Patricia Alexandre, Esq. | Law Clerk With the warmer weather here and the days longer, you will notice many people taking their motorcycles out for a ride. Although this may [...]
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Cars Not Properly Cleaned Off After Snow Storms
Winter has officially arrived here in Massachusetts and with all New England winters come perilous road conditions. Most drivers in Massachusetts have had the unfortunate experience of driving behind a [...]
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Car Accidents: How to Protect Teenagers
According to the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles, motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of teenage injuries and deaths in the United States. Sadly, thirty-nine traffic fatalities in the [...]
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